Lost in Yonkers

Lost in Yonkers

by: Neil Simon

by: Neil Simon

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Lost in Yonkers

Lost in Yonkers

by: Neil Simon

by: Neil Simon

Overview

By America's great comic playwright, this memory play is set in Yonkers in 1942. The hit Broadway production featured Irene Worth, Mercedes Ruehl, and Kevin Spacey in award-winning performances. Bella is thirty-five years old, mentally challenged, and living at home with her mother, stern Grandma Kurnitz. As the play opens, ne'er-do-well son Eddie deposits his two young sons on the old lady's doorstep. He is financially strapped and taking to the road as a salesman. The boys are left to contend with Grandma, with Bella and her secret romance, and with Louie, her brother, a small-time hoodlum in a strange new world called Yonkers.

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Details

  • Genre: Period
  • Time Period: 1940s / WWII
  • Cast Attributes: Strong Role for Leading Woman (Star Vehicle)
  • Target Audience: Appropriate for all audiences

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Neil Simon

American playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon is widely regarded as one of the most successful, prolific and performed playwrights in the world. In addition to Lost In Yonkers, which won a Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize, his plays and musicals include Come Blow Your Horn, Little Me, Barefoot in the Park, The Odd Coupl ...

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